6th Floor: Technologies from Thai Wisdom
The exhibition presents a Thai way of life linking to development and inheritance of local wisdom from generation to generation, integrating with nature and domestic needs and developed to be tools, appliances and local products.
An Exhibition in honour of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit
The exhibition presents royal projects under the Silapacheep Arts and handicrafts Center, initiated by the Queen to promote villagers to make and develop local handicrafts when absent from the agricultural farming.
Exquisite and valuable folk arts and crafts made of local waste materials from the Silapacheep Arts and Handicraft Center
Get acquaintance with tools and appliances and techniques of craving on various materials such as rock, wood, leather.
“Nang Talung” or shadow puppet play is a local arts and handicrafts in the South of Thailand employing light and shadow principle integrating with local wisdom.
Trace back to learn about material, appliances, operation and steps in earthenware making process in various ages.
Model of earthenware kiln
Observe the development of klins from making fire to bake wares on the outdoor ground to clay oven and tunnel oven.
Get wonderful the beauty and exquisiteness of products from domestic metallurgy technology including process and techniques of production such as casting of Buddha Image, forge, making monk’s bowl, making silverware and golden ware.
Model of Buddha casting
Observe technical and art in Buddha casting process from melting metal to finished product.
Learn about materials, tools and process in weaving exquisite basketworks.
A variety of basketworks for cooking in traditional Thai kitchen.
Get to know different unique of fabric products from indigenous wisdom textile technology
Hand-woven fabric image of the Queen
The hand-woven fabric employs a unique technique to weave colorful Mud Mee silk fabric with warp yarn, weft and Tapestry Weaving, Continuous Supplementary Weft and Discontinuous Supplementary Weft techniques.